Participating in this important activity is a way to be a part of legislative discussions involving health care delivery in Virginia. Surgeons are needed to educate legislators on the importance of our specialty and why access is critical.
How do I find out who's my legislator?
The Who's My Legislator? service is an online tool where the public at-large can determine what legislators represent them. Users can enter their home address or use map based navigation to see their Virginia House and Senate representatives, as well as those in the U.S. House and Senate.
Why should I leave my busy practice to come all the way to Richmond?
As the saying goes, if you’re in medicine, you’re in politics. Members of the General Assembly need to hear from YOU, their constituents, about how the legislation they’re considering will affect the practice of medicine—from setting Medicaid payment rates, protecting Virginia's positive liability climate, to ensuring quality patient care. Speak up, get involved!
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